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Choose a spooky California ghost story or a funny tall tale from the list below, or return to State Folklore to read a story from another state.

Spooky California A murdered wife returns from the grave to destroy her faithless husband; the Lady in Lace walks the roads near Pebble Beach; La Llorona warns an old man that death is approaching; and a Corpse Walker animates the body of a dead miner in Spooky California by S.E. Schlosser. Read 30 tales of California ghosts and spooks, including Big Foot and the Lake Tahoe Serpent!

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